The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 3.23% 25.37% 6.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 60.71% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 5
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 11.83% 41.79% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 7
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) BYOD
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) CMDB
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (10.00%) Agresso
5 1 (10.00%) Sage

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (10.00%) Sage ERP X3
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
1 3 (30.00%) BYOD
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sage
1 1 (10.00%) Infor
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